MCC’s Forestry Club Competes at Annual Cradle Competition


MCC left its mark at the John G. Palmer Woodsmen’s Meet, held in the Pisgah National Forest on October 7, 2023. Competing against other Forest Management colleges like Haywood Community College, Mountain Gateway Community College, Wayne Community College, North Carolina State University and Penn State Mont Alto, MCC achieved impressive placements in various events! One […]

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MCC Forestry Student Receives NCFA Scholarship


Every year, the North Carolina Forestry Association’s Forest Education and Conservation Foundation offers a scholarship to a Montgomery Community College (MCC) Forest Management Technology student. This year’s scholarship winner is Andrew Martin (Drew), a second-year student in the program. After receiving an undergraduate degree in history from the University of North Carolina Asheville in his […]

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MCC Celebrates “Made in Montgomery Day”

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Montgomery Community College normally celebrates a fall Manufacturing Day, but this year they decided to expand the reach of the event to all businesses, not just manufacturers, calling it Made in Montgomery Day! Companies in attendance included Troy Lumber, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Saputo, Inc., Mountaire Farms, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Sandy Ridge Assisted Living, NEXT Gen, […]

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MCC Launches Boot Camps to Support College and Career Readiness

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The College and Career Readiness (CCR) team at MCC has added another layer of support for students pursuing their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma: Boot Camps! Each of the half-day sessions covers one of the five topic areas students must master to obtain their HSE diploma: Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Writing. At the […]

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Meet Our SGA President, Sasha Eury


Sasha Eury is the 2023-2024 president of MCC’s Student Government Association. She is currently a healthcare technician at Stanly Regional Medical Center, where she started her career in healthcare 17 years ago as a recovery audit contractor. Sasha will graduate in May 2024 with an Associate Degree in Nursing. She plans to pursue her bachelor’s […]

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Your Car is Telling You Something


Shaina Griffin’s interest in automotive issues started when she was about eight years old. Her uncle had a Chevy Nova from the 1960s that she had early exposure to, and in the years that followed, as family vehicles encountered problems, she always seemed to be on the scene helping. “At first it was handing tools […]

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Top HVAC Student Recognized at MCC


Malco Tools, Incorporated has presented Montgomery Community College’s top HVAC student with a tool kit. Student Akeem Parker tops this year’s class. Led by Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Department Chair Ed Hinson, this year’s cohort is bright, talented, motivated and employable. “In addition to choosing a growing, popular career area with ample employment […]

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MCC Recognizes Gaming Programmers


MCC is about to award certificates to its first cohort of gaming programmers! This May, twelve students will complete the Simulation, Game, and Development Certificate for transfer students. With Fall registration approaching, this is a great time to reserve your spot in one of two upcoming certificate courses that teach students how to program and […]

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MCC Foundation Golf Tournament Sets Fundraising Record


The MCC Foundation’s 26th Annual Earle A. Connelly Golf Tournament was a huge success, thanks to the event sponsors and the nineteen teams who competed this year. The April 12th event brought in over $20,000, the highest amount yet!  The winner of this year’s tournament was the Colonial LP Gas team, of Troy. The funds […]

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MCC Pins Its 2024 Nursing Classes


Twenty-one students, eleven with an Associate Degree in Nursing and ten from the Practical Nursing program, received a commemorative pin and a nurse’s candle to remember their accomplishments. Practical Nursing Graduates include Jashara Baldwin, Kali Brown, Armani Easterling, Daishun Gaddy, Shelby Gillespie, Samaria Hamilton, Allison McDermott, Jennifer Moore, Giselle Solis Gutierrez and Lauren Turner. Associate […]

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